it's no use


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it's no use

It is hopeless; there is no chance of this being successful. It's no use, I just can't figure out what's wrong with the car. A: "Come on, keep trying." B: "Oh, it's no use. I'll never be able to ride a bicicyle!"
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it's no use (doing something)

There is no point or reason in doing or attempting something, as it has no hope of helping or succeeding. I understand that you're upset, but it's no use crying about it! It's no use asking Dave about the numbers—he can't even balance his own check book.
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it's no use (doing something)

it is hopeless to do something; it is pointless to do something. It's no use trying to call on the telephone. The line is always busy. They tried and tried, but it was no use.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

no use, it's

1. It's impossible; it can't succeed. For example, It's no use; these pieces just don't fit. [c. 1800]
2. Also, it's no use to man or beast. It's worthless, it serves no purpose, as in This car is so old it's no use to man or beast. Also see have no use for.
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

it’s no ˈuse (doing something)

used to say that there is no point in doing something because it will not be successful or have a good result: The bus has already gone, so it’s no use running.It’s no use. I just can’t remember the word.
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